Education has been one of the most expensive account for a person in today’s world. With the increase in private schools and colleges, the degrees and their worth have been well considered in the job market. Private colleges have also been known to cost huge. Here we have the list of the most expensive colleges in United States of America.
1. Harvey Mudd College
Harvey Mudd College is located in California, and is the most expensive college in the USA with approximate annual cost of $67,150. While it is the most expensive, the degree is worth well in the market. The college has over 800 students in science, engineering, mathematics. It also offers scholarship to 66% of its students.
2. Columbia University
Annual cost of Columbia University located in New York City is around $65,850. Almost half of its students receive some kind of financial aid which helps them afford the tuition fee.
3. Sarah Lawrence College
Sarah Lawrence College is located in Bronxville, outside New York City. The total annual cost of Sarah Lawrence College estimates to around $65,730. Most of its students also receive a scholarship to cover their tuition fee.
4. New York University
The New York University is ranked 4th with approximate cost of just over $65,330 per annum. Most of its students also receive scholarship to cover their cost.
5. University of Chicago
University of Chicago is a private school with 60% scholarship offered to around 60% of the students. The annual cost is around $64,960 and it is located in Chicago, where every private school is already expensive.
6. Bard College at Simon’s Rock
This college is located in rural Massachusetts, and is connected to the Bard College in New York. Estimated annual cost is around $64,520, while most of its students also receive some kind of financial aid. Half of the students at Simon’s Rock transfer somewhere else before the end, while half get their bachelor’s degree.
7. Claremont McKenna College
Claremont McKenna College is located outside Los Angeles. It is famous for Social Sciences degree. It’s a small private college where half if the students receive financial aid to cover up their expenses. The estimated cost of Claremont McKenna College is around $64,325 per year.
8. Scripps College
Scripps College is a women-only private college located outside Los Angeles. The college offers 40% scholarship to most of its students. Estimated annual cost for this college is around $64,260.
9. Oberlin College
Oberlin College is Located in rural Ohio, offering degrees in visual arts and music. The estimated annual cost of Oberlin College is $64,220 with most of the students receiving scholarships.
10. University of Southern California
University of Southern California has the annual cost of $64,100. It is located in Los Angeles, and has more than 19,000 students currently enrolled. Around 65% of its students receive grants and scholarships, while 18% also receive Federal Pell Grant, which is intended for low-income students.
The data is obtained from The Chronicle of Higher Education and National Center for Education Statistics.